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We would love to share some of your stories whether they are about personal experiences on treatment, in fundraising, or anything else you would like to share. Send your stories and photos to info@candlelighters.org.uk. © Karen Turner Photography, header image.

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The Candlelighters Christmas Raffle...
The Candlelighters Christmas Raffle 2017 – WINNERS
15-12-17Our stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
This morning, the Lord Mayor of Leeds drew the winners of the Candlelighters Christmas Raffle. We are delighted to have raised an amazing £11,186 this year, an amazing amount of money which is going to make a huge diffe
Giving Tuesday Give Aways
Giving Tuesday Give Aways
01-12-17Our stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
This year, to say thank you to all our wonderful supporters, Candlelighters will be running a competition every Tuesday from the 28th November for four weeks. This is all part of celebrating #GivingTuesday. Giving Tuesda
Win two tickets for a sold out Shed...
Win two tickets for a sold out Shed Seven gig in York!
26-10-17Our stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
WIN 2 tickets for the SOLD OUT Shed Seven gig in York on Friday 17th November at Fibbers. These tickets have generously been given by the band to help support the children’s cancer charity Candlelighters. Hometown gigs

Your stories

Marvellous Mark completes another y...
Marvellous Mark completes another year of challenges and looks forward to more in 2018
09-01-18Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Mark Gallimore, a supporter from York, has gone above and beyond for Candlelighters since his son, George completed his 3-year long treatment for Leukemia. Since 2014, Mark has pounded the pavements and smashed the summi
IVY HARLEQUIN NECKLACE SUPPORTS CAN...
IVY HARLEQUIN NECKLACE SUPPORTS CANDLELIGHTERS
21-12-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Ogden Harrogate are delighted with the results of our partnership with The Ivy Harrogate, for whom we were asked to design an exclusive Ivy-inspired necklace. This beautiful item, the Ivy Harlequin Necklace was recently
Young supporter buys virtual Christ...
Young supporter buys virtual Christmas gifts with pocket money
12-12-17Uncategorised • Posted by Lucy Brown
After Candlelighters launched their range of Virtual Gifts, we were surprised to hear that one of the first people to make their festive purchase from our online shop was from eight-year-old Sam Hunter from Batley. After
York Trusted Professionals hold the...
York Trusted Professionals hold their annual charity dinner
30-11-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
On the 9th December, Corporate supporters, York Trusted Professionals will be holding their annual Christmas Charity Ball and Auction. They are aiming to raise as much money as possible for Candlelighters as we are their
Harrogate Candlelighters take part ...
Harrogate Candlelighters take part in luxury Christmas Fair
23-11-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Support group, Harrogate Candlelighters, will be at a Christmas Fair at Ripley Castle this weekend (Thursday 23rd – 26th November) It is an indoor festive fair in a luxury heated marquee set in the historic grounds
Bradford based hospital fund donate...
Bradford based hospital fund donates £5000 to Cottage Campaign
15-11-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
The Candlelighters Cottage Campaign was given a significant boost recently, making a real difference to the refurbishment process. Cash plan provider, Sovereign Healthcare, have donated a fantastic £5000 towards the chi
Young supporter, Finn, cuts hair to...
Young supporter, Finn, cuts hair to raise money for Candlelighters
26-10-17Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
Young supporter, Finn Braybrook has recently grown and cut his hair off to raise money for Candlelighters. In 2013, Finn was diagnosed with Burkitt’s Lymphoma and spend a lot of time at Leeds Children’s Hospi
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